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Mary Lou Walden

Mary Lou Walden, 81 of Stratford passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2016. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 11 o'clock in the morning on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at First Baptist Church of Stratford with Rev. Billy Ramage, officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors. Mary Lou was born on November 12, 1934 in Stratford to John and Mary Rebecca (Beauchamp) Lavake. She was a lifelong resident of Stratford and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church in Cactus-Etter. Mary Lou loved church and church activities. Mary Lou always spoke her mind, there was never any doubt how she felt. She also enjoyed having her hair done once a week, and traveling to Branson to watch the shows. Mary Lou's greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents and great-grandson: Jackson Walden. Mary Lou is survived by her sons: John Walden and wife Sharon of Mineral Wells and Philip Walden and wife Kristi of Stratford; daughter: Laura Brown and husband Ross of Borger; grandchildren: John Robert Walden, Will Walden, Nathaniel Walden and wife Keri, Skyler Walden and wife Alisha, Harrison Walden and wife Alison, Meredith Kautz and husband Josh, and Jordan Evans; and great-grandchildren: Klaire and Kooper Walden. The family request memorials be made to Stratford Education Foundation, PO Box 108, Stratford, TX 79084, or Memorial Hospice, 224 E 2nd, Dumas, TX 79029, or a favorite charity. The family would like to express their gratitude to Dumas Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospice, and Dr. Opara, for the care given to Mary Lou.

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Beeson - Morrison Funeral Directors May 18 2021 12:00 AM

Our prayers are with you during this sad time.

Nick & Cindy Beckman Apr 12 2016 12:00 AM

Philip and Kristi so sorry to hear of the pasting of Mary Lou. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless. Rhonda and Keith Lewis

Rhonda and Keith Lewis Apr 11 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss.

Darrel Blakeslee Apr 11 2016 12:00 AM

I loved Mary Lou's laugh and willingness to help anyone. She was such as joy to be around and so supportive of so many Extension and 4-H activities. I have such fond memories of her and the many miles we traveled together. Prayers to Mary Lou's family.

Susie Spurlock Apr 10 2016 12:00 AM

Please accept my deepest sympathy upon the loss of your mother. She was a lovely lady and it was a pleasure to know her. May God's peace surround each of you during this time.

Jann Blackerby Apr 10 2016 12:00 AM